The home of one of India’s leading environmentalists, Sunderlal Bahuguna, was flooded last week when the Indian government resumed work on the massive Tehri dam project. Bahuguna has spent two decades protesting the project, which is expected to totally submerge the town of Tehri by November. Activists, including author Arundhati Roy, have condemned the project as environmentally destructive, unsafe, and unfair to the tens of thousands of people who will lose their homes and be forced to relocate due to the flooding.

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